the adventures of sylvan
Michael approached me about illustrating this charming book, which he wanted to print just a couple dozen copies of as an heirloom gift for his grandchildren. This was my first time illustrating a book rather than just designing it. We decided on a paper cut-out style influenced by Eric Carle, Leo Lionni, and JoAnn Adinolfi. I had a ton of fun working on it, and hope Michael's family enjoys reading it together for many years to come.
Artwork, Cover, and Internal design by Simon Stahl. Oil paints, Adobe Photoshop & InDesign, 2016.